Whig, Liberal or Tory?

Review of Simon Kerry, Lansdowne: the Last Great Whig (Unicorn, 2017)

Aristocratic Radical

Review of Roger Swift, Charles Pelham Villiers: Aristocratic Victorian Radical (Routledge, 2017)

Restoring Herbert Gladstone

Review of Kenneth D. Brown, The Unknown Gladstone: The Life of Herbert Gladstone, 1854–1930 (I.B.Tauris, 2018)

Liberal lives

Review of Trevor Smith, Workhouse to Westminster (Caper Press, 2018)

Women in politics

Review of J. Gottlieb and R. Toye (eds.), The Aftermath of Suffrage: Women, Gender, and Politics in Britain, 1918–1945 (Macmillan, 2013)

The long march of British history

Review of Martin Pugh, State and Society. A Social and Political History of Britain since 1870 (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)

Lloyd George condemned

Review of Richard Wilkinson, Lloyd George: Statesman or Scoundrel (IB Tauris, 2018)

Transatlantic Gladstone

Review of Stephen J. Peterson, Gladstone’s Influence in America (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

Hidden Liberal Traumas Exposed

Review of A Very English Scandal, BBC One, 20 May – 3 June 2018

Votes for Women (2)

Review of Diane Atkinson, Rise Up Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes (Bloomsbury, 2018); Jane Robinson, Hearts and Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote (Doubleday, 2018)

Coalition before Party?

Review of David Laws, Coalition (Biteback Publishing, 2016) and Coalition Diaries 2012–2015 (Biteback Publishing, 2017)

From liberal to authoritarian

Review of Paul Lendvai, Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman (C. Hurst & Co., 2017)

Social democracy versus socialism

Review of Patrick Bell, The Labour Party in Opposition 1970–1974 (Routledge, 2016)

A truly remarkable man – but not a universal man

Review of Richard Davenport-Hines, Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes (William Collins, 2015)

The governance of Europe

Review of Andrew Duff, On Governing Europe: A Federal Experiment (Spinelli Group, 2018)

Verhofstadt’s last chance

Review of Guy Verhofstadt, Europe’s Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union (Basic Books, 2017)

Slippery Liberalism

Review of Edmund Fawcett, Liberalism: The Life of an Idea (Princeton University Press, 2015)

Liberalism: An outstanding introduction

Review of Michael Freeden, Liberalism. A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Radical Joe and Chocolate George

Review of Andrew Reekes, Two Titans, One City: Joseph Chamberlain and George Cadbury (History West Midlands, 2017)